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Rüsselsheim, Germany

Hyundai Motor Europe Technical Center GmbH (HMETC) in Rüsselsheim was opened in 2003. Its purpose is to make sure that every Hyundai and Kia which comes to Europe meets the demanding standards of the European customer and to adapt the cars to the needs of the specific markets. With passion and inventive talent we are not afraid of taking rougher paths as well in order to become a lifetime partner in automobiles and beyond. Many innovations have already been initiated at our European Research and Development Center, which made it possible for Hyundai to stand at the very forefront of the automobile manufactures. Our success confirms to us that we are heading in the right direction. We still continue to grow rapidly by focusing on our main success factor: the commitment and performance of our employees. Therefore, it is important to us to create a pleasant working environment for them. This not only includes attractive working conditions but also the personal and professional development of our employees. The working atmosphere is strongly shaped by the different cultures at HMETC. Employees of over 20 different nationalities are employed at our R&D Center giving the company a unique spirit.

Open positions:


CMF Designer (m/f/d)


  • Develop colors & materials for running CMF projects with Korean and European suppliers
  • Maintain communication with European plants and check production to ensure Hyundai quality
  • Process projects with the Korean and North American color teams
  • Maintain material library and track project-related samples
  • Maintain physical and electronic color & material archive for developments and production
  • Communicate with the Marketing department and our headquarter
  • Research sustainable material trends and supplier’s manufacturing methods


  • Degree in Design or similar
  • Work or internship experience in Design or Fashion as well as experience at an automotive company
  • General understanding of the Car Design process and the production process for color and material items
  • Digital skills like visualization programs, video editing and MS Office
  • Strong interest in Fashion and Interior Design
  • Team spirit and excellent communication skills
  • Good analytical skills and independant style of work
  • Intercultural skills & willingness to travel
  • Good command of German & English language
  • Korean language appreciated

Exterior Designer (m/f/d)


  • Working on exterior designs from first sketch to full-size model for production and show cars
  • The 3-dimensional work includes self-made digital models
  • Handling of design projects and presentations in cooperation with management 
  • Working closely with all related functions within Design and R&D Center
  • Developing holistic exterior proposals including UX topic


  • Degree in Transportation Design or similar
  • Work or internship experience at another OEM company
  • Good knowledge of 2D and 3D visualization software (Photoshop, VRED etc.) and strong digital modelling skills (Alias, Maya preferred)
  • Strong sketching and rendering skills
  • A very good command of English, intercultural and communication skills, team player
  • Excellent analytical skills as well as a problem solving mentality

Contact information:

Become part of our success story and join our international teams! Ideally you apply via our online application system.

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